Military spokesperson Ahmed Mohamed Ali said that three Islamist terrorists were killed in North Sinai in clashes with army troops.
Ali also said the army seized large quantities of arms and ammunition in a raid on terrorist hideouts on Saturday morning in the North Sinai cities of al-Nosraniya, al-Bawati, al-Arish, al-Wefaq, Sheikh Zowaid and Bir al-Abd.
The army also seized the truck the terrorists were driving and discovered the following weapons in the truck: a machine gun, two automatic rifles, a rocket propelled grenade launcher (RPG-7) and a 9mm pistol.
The other seized weapons were three automatic rifles, a machine gun model FN, a rocket propelled grenade launcher (RPG-7), 90 bullets 7.62 × 54 mm caliber, 300 bullets 7.62 × 39 mm caliber, 250 bullets of 9mm, 80 bullets 7.62 × 51 mm caliber, 3 bombs model F1 – 33 with wire, 9 shotgun jackets, binoculars, and a sword.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm